ISASA Vacancies 2023 – History Senior Resident Teacher

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

We are looking for a Senior Resident Humanities/History Teacher for Year 8 to A Levels (Humanities & History) to start Term-3 (August 2022).

Senior Resident teachers lead instruction and planning for subject or grade level classrooms and are responsible for driving a rigorous, enquiry-based learning environment the Nova Pioneer way. Senior Resident teachers are supported by Deans of Instruction who partner with them in their growth journey – observing lessons, providing feedback and coaching. Senior Resident teachers support and mentor apprentice teachers. See below to learn more about the teaching model at Nova Pioneer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicate regularly with parents through e-mail, telephone and parent-teacher conferences
  • 4Infuse joy and passion for learning into lessons so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence
  • Fully participate in opportunities for professional growth including Humanities team meetings and reflections, professional development meetings,
  • Run academic support sessions for your students
  • Lead with growing content/ skills/ assessment competency in apprentice/ junior Humanities teachers
  • Participate in a variety of collaborative teams and committees, fulfill supervision duties as assigned including some morning, evening and weekend events
  • Deliver impactful and engaging enquiry-based lessons supported by technology to enhance instructional deliver I
  • Instructional coaching, and organisation wide learning and reflection
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student progress. Use assessment data to adjust instructional content and delivery techniques accordingly
  • Attend frequent feedback meetings with Deans to enhance teaching practices
  • Designing impactful lessons
  • Contribute to and participate in co-curricular programming for at least one activity in one term per year
  • Set and communicate rigorous and ambitious goals for all students and provide student feedback so they internalize it
  • Observe, coach and be a model teacher for Apprentice/ junior teachers

Job Requirements:

  • You have a deep understanding of children and you know how to connect with the specific age group that you teach
  • Ability to lead a classroom independently
  • Excellent content knowledge*
  • IGCSE/ AS/ A Level History teaching experience is a strong recommendation
  • You love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student
  • SACE registered
  • At least on Honours degree, preferably a Masters degree in History or a related discipline (e.g. Politics or International Relations) + a PGCE specialising in Senior + FET Phase
  • Humanities (History and Geography) teaching experience and at least experience in teaching History up to Grade 12 level in the CAPS/ IEB system.\
  • You have an understanding of and passion for enquiry based, student-centered learning
  • You are a team player and you enjoy group problem solving
  • You are adept at using technology for instruction

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Ormonde, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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